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Classification Series DetailsFunction Biomedical Sciences
Family Research Classification Series Title Technician
Classification Pay ScaleMinimum $17.00
Posting DetailsPosting Number S01138
Position Title Research Technician Position Status Full-time Campus Western University Campus-Pomona, CA Department 1404-Basic Medical Sciences Job Summary
The research technician will be required to carry out NIH funded research
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Individuals must possess the knowledge, as well as the following skills and abilities or be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. Bacterial growth and genetics – work with glassware, solutions, DNA, PCR, Cloning – as needed
2. Bacterial assays – observation, microscopy as needed
3. Protein purification – molecular techniques – as needed
4. Protein assays – Might require use of radioisotopes as needed 5. work with students ) organize work for students and interact as appropriate – daily 6. documentation of work – writing in notebooks, data analysis – daily
- Bachelor's degree or Master's in Biological sciences, Microbiology or Molecular Biology..
List comments regarding work hours
The employee will work 8 hours a day. Occasional overtime may be required.
Posting Date 07/29/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
Essential Job Duties
Organize and perform microbial assays and biochemical experiments as directed. Make solutions and use microscopes, biochemical and molecular techniques, a variety of pumps, detectors, software and visual observation to record data.
Percentage Of Time 70 Job Duties
Assist with watering, feeding and animal husbandry, as needed. Injection of animals for experiments is essential.
Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duties
Analyze results via statistical methods and draw figures.
Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duties
Assist with writing manuscripts and grants.
Percentage Of Time 10Physical Demands
Physical DemandsDo the essential functions of this job require lifting? Yes
If yes, list maximum weight and duration
WesternU Policy requires persons employed by the University to provide proof of vaccination against the SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19), subject to limited exemptions, regardless of whether the employee is on-site or working authorized to work remotely. Exempted employees, or those whose status of full vaccination is pending, will be required to submit to regular COVID-19 testing for in-person/on-campus work assignments.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to use hands and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and must occasionally move or push by cart up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Describe Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties of the Research Technician are normally performed in a typical office setting and research lab. The noise level in this setting is usually moderate due to the proximity of various office machines.Applicant Documents
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